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Bose ElectroForce Systems Group has published these technical articles:

(Product and Material Testing)
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Articular cartilage is often characterized as an isotropic elastic material with no interstitial fluid flow during instantaneous and equilibrium conditions, and indentation testing is commonly used to... (View Full Article)
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There are 17 million people or 6.2% of the population in the United States who have diabetes. About 60% to 70% of people with diabetes have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage that results... (View Full Article)
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Hydrogels, which are water-swollen cross-linked polymers, are becoming increasingly important in a wide array of biomedical applications. One of the earliest uses of hydrogels was in the development... (View Full Article)
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One of the biggest recurring expenses runners face is the cost of new running shoes. Runners who regularly log forty, fifty, or sixty plus miles a week can easily use up a pair of training flats in... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The fiber industry is highly competitive and relies on innovation for new and improved products. Manufactured fibers are used in a wide variety of applications in modern apparel, home furnishings,... (View Full Article)
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Sonoelastography imaging is being investigated as a method of imaging the creation of thermal lesions induced by high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) or radio frequency (RF) ablation. When... (View Full Article)
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Mechanical properties of vocal-fold tissues are important in the study of the acoustics and biomechanics of voice production. Biomedical engineering researchers at MIT and voice scientists in the... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The definition of nanocomposite material has broadened significantly to include a wide variety of materials made of distinctly dissimilar components and combined at the nanometer scale. The general... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Adhesives)
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Molecular weight, molecular weight distribution, and long chain branching of uncured rubber compounds are important parameters to understand to predict the curing process and fi nal material... (View Full Article)
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Obtaining regulatory approval of new intravascular devices such as stents and grafts requires data from fatigue tests for materials and components as well as fatigue/durability tests of complete... (View Full Article)
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Orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) are a new and exciting alternative to traditional tablet and liquid medication dosages. ODTs are a tablet form of medication that dissolves on the tongue, aided... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Adhesives)
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Metal foils and wires are used in a wide variety of applications from radiators to Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) to electronics to optics to food preparation. Knowing how long the foil and... (View Full Article)
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The Williams, Landel & Ferry model (WLF) uses time-temperature superposition to generate master curves that predict the dynamic behavior of materials at frequencies outside the range of practical... (View Full Article)
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Bone is a living organ whose structure and function are affected by various factors including mode and frequency of loading, age, and disease.1 It is a hierarchical composite material that is made up... (View Full Article)
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Medical researchers around the world are developing new techniques and procedures for treating medical conditions. Many new developments in medical research depend on the understanding of the... (View Full Article)
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Researchers have been working to establish a benchmark for mechanical properties of bone and cartilage for continued research in the improvement of genetic and tissue engineering. The preferred source... (View Full Article)
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There is currently a large demand for small diameter (< 5 mm) vascular grafts to replace diseased arteries of the coronary and peripheral vasculature. Particularly vascular grafts developed from... (View Full Article)
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Cartilage is a remarkably complex biocomposite material that exhibits outstanding compressive stiffness, toughness, strength, resiliency, and shock absorption. Diseases such as osteo-arthritis damage... (View Full Article)
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Heart valve prostheses have been used successfully in heart procedures since 1960 resulting in an overall improvement in the quality of life of the patients. Currently, there are two kinds of valves... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Textile cords in a rubber matrix are an important class of composites. Applications of such composites can be found in tires, air springs, shock isolators, and hoses. The most complicated of these... (View Full Article)
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Recent examination of restored molars suggests that cyclic crack growth may contribute a greater understanding of restored tooth fracture. It was found that molars with typical amalgam restoration... (View Full Article)
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Interest in tissue engineering has increased dramatically in the last several years. Where initial cytomechanics studies of single cells and single or mono-layer constructs has been the norm, research... (View Full Article)
(Plastics, Elastomers and Polymers)
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Many exterior components on modern automobiles are fabricated from advanced polymer and composite materials. Knowledge of the strength and durability of these raw materials is becoming increasingly... (View Full Article)